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MTZ football routs Taylorville

Mt. Zion wide-receiver Brayden Trimble avoids a tackle after receiving the ball in a 55-14 win against Taylorville on September 17 at the Mt. Zion Football Field. By Blake Faith Staff Writer The Mt. Zion football team won their third game of the season in a 55-14 Apollo Conference win against Taylorville. Sophomore quarterback Tyson…

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MTZ boys soccer losses two and records a draw

Mt. Zion’s Kam Clark goes for the ball in a 4-4 draw against Mattoon on Saturday at the Mt. Zion Football Field. By Blake Faith Staff Writer The Mt. Zion boys soccer team lost two and forced one draw this week. The 4-4 draw came on Saturday in an Apollo Conference match against Mattoon. The…

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ALAH Jr. High Baseball Team celebrates 8th Grade Night

Pictured from left to right is #16 August Burton, son of Richard and Amber Burton; #28 Lucas Butcher, son of Bryan and Charidy Butcher; #10 Easton Frederick, son of Wes and Christie Frederick; #5 Cruz Hale, son of Parker and Sage Hale; #3 Will Hilligoss, son of Kevin and Emily Hilligoss; #11 Logan Schrock, son…

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Knights Football Falls to 0-3 on the Season

Knights’ running back, Landon Waldrop #23 cuts back to avoid the Pirate defense in the game last Friday. Landon had 12 carries for 77 yards in the game on some very hard earned runs. #2 Ryan Appleby and #45 Austin Abercrombie are blocking for him. By SALLY McCARTHY Staff Writer The Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond…

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ALAH JV Volleyball wins own Knights Classic Tournament

The Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond Junior Varsity volleyball team won their own annual Knights Classic tournament this past Saturday, September 11. The Knights went undefeated in pool play and then captured the championship in a three set match with Villa Grove. Pictured here holding the plaque is Nellie Crossman, daughter of Head Coach Emily Crossman.…

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Knight’s XC Wins At PBL Invitational

Knights Champions Yet Again!!!! Win the Paxton Buckley Loda Cross Country Invitational! The Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond boys cross country team traveled to Paxton early Saturday morning, September 11 for PBL’sannual invitational. The Knights scored 58 points in the meet to beat runner-up Herscher, 77 and third place Kankakee McNamara, 97. There were 12 schools…

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Broncos defeated by Blue Devils in Friday night thriller

Rolling out of the pocket on the quarterback keeper is senior Colin Warren (#12) as teammate Spencer Sterling (#44) tires to block Blue Devils defensive players Parker Stevens (#8) and Luke Zimmerman. The Cerro Gordo Bement Broncos kicked off their Lincoln Prairie Conference football season with a hard fought 35-42 loss to Villa Grove on the…

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MTZ football loses first game against Mahomet-Seymour

Grant McAtee celebrates his touchdown reception in a 35-27 loss against Mahomet-Seymour on Friday night. By BLAKE FAITH Staff Writer The Mt. Zion football team fought till the very end, but lost their first game of the season against Mahomet-Seymour 35-27 in Apollo Conference play. Sophomore McCovey Adams threw three passing touchdowns and scored a…

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MTZ Tennis wins home meet on Senior Day

Allison Bradford returns the ball during her singles match on September 8. By BLAKE FAITH Staff Writer The Mt. Zion girls tennis team won its home meet on Senior Day against Charleston 6-3. The Braves picked up four singles points and two doubles points. Audrey Bradford earned the firsts point of the Braves at the…

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